Wholesale Market Vegetable Report - Philadelphia, PA
USDA - Tue Mar 13, 12:00PM CDT
PHILADELPHIA Terminal Prices as of 13-MAR-2018                                 
                                                                               
Provided by:  Specialty Crops Market News                                      
              Federal - State Market News Service, USDA.                       
                                                                               
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NA_FV020                                                                       
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VEGETABLES                                                                     
---ARTICHOKES: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   cartons CA Globe Thornless 18s offerings     
insufficient to quote 24s 21.00-22.00                                          
---ASPARAGUS:  MARKET 11 POUND CARTONS BUNCHED HIGHER, OTHER STEADY.  pyramid  
cartons 28 lb bunched MX Green lge 35.00-42.00 std 35.00-42.00 11 lb cartons   
bunched MX Green lge 19.00-21.00 std 19.00-21.00                               
---BEANS:  MARKET STEADY.  bushel crates FL Round Green Type Machine Picked    
15.00-18.00 mostly 16.00 bushel cartons FL Round Green Type Machine Picked     
16.00-18.00 mostly 16.00 5 lb cartons GU Haricot Vert (French Type) 8.00-12.00 
mostly 8.00-10.00                                                              
---BEETS:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons bunched FL Red Type 12s 15.00 MX Red Type   
12s 15.00 SC Red Type 12s 15.00 TX Red Type 12s 14.00 24s 18.00 fineappear     
25.00-27.00 25 lb film bags CD Quebec CD One Red Type med 8.00-11.00 MI Red    
Type med 11.00                                                                 
---BROCCOLI:  MARKET CALIFORNIA CROWN CUT LOWER, OTHERS STEADY.  cartons AZ    
bchd 14s 18.00 (few sales) CA bchd 14s 16.00 few sales high as 18.00 20 lb     
cartons loose AZ Crown Cut 18.00 (few sales) CA Crown Cut 15.00-16.00 mostly   
16.00 MX Crown Cut 16.00-17.00 mostly 16.00 (few sales) 18.00                  
---BRUSSELS SPROUTS:  MARKET STEADY.  25 lb cartons CA med 16.00 occas lower MX
med 20.00 (few sales) 22.00                                                    
---CABBAGE:  MARKET GREEN SACK HIGHER, OTHERS STEADY.  1 7/8 bushel cartons FL 
U.S. One Round Green Type med 17.00-18.00 mostly 18.00 50 lb cartons FL U.S.   
One Round Green Type med 17.00-18.00 mostly 18.00 few sales high as 20.00 Flat 
Type 20.00-22.00 holdovers 14.00-15.00 Red Type med 20.00-22.00 mostly 20.00 TX
Round Green Type med 19.00 U.S. One Red Type med 21.00 50 lb sacks CD Quebec CD
One Round Green Type lge 11.00-13.00 NY Round Green Type lge 11.00-12.00 1 3/4 
bushel cartons CD Quebec CD One Savoy Type med fr cond 12.00 FL Savoy Type med 
20.00-22.00 mostly 20.00                                                       
---CARROTS:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  sacks 48 1-lb film bags CA med-lge          
22.00-23.00 few sales low as 20.00 CD Ontario CDOne med-lge 22.00 Quebec CDOne 
med-lge 22.00 sacks 24 2-lb film bags CA med-lge 20.00 CD Ontario CDOne med-lge
22.00 Quebec CDOne med-lge 22.00 sacks 16 3-lb film bags CA med-lge 20.00 CD   
Ontario CDOne med-lge 22.00 Quebec CDOne med-lge 22.00 sacks 10 5-lb film bags 
CD Ontario CDOne med-lge 22.00 Quebec CDOne med-lge 22.00 50 lb sacks loose CD 
Ontario CDOne jbo 19.00-20.00 few sales high as 22.00 Quebec CDOne jbo         
19.00-20.00 few sales high as 22.00 MX jbo 20.00 cartons bunched CA Bunched 24s
22.00 cartons 20 1-lb film bags CA Baby Peeled 15.00 cartons 30 1-lb film bags 
CA Baby Peeled 21.00-23.00                                                     
---CAULIFLOWER: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   cartons film wrapped CA White 9s 32.00-33.00
(few sales) 12s 34.00-35.00 few sales high as 38.00 16s fr appear fr cond      
22.00-24.00                                                                    
---CELERY:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  cartons AZ 2 dz 15.00-16.00 mostly 15.00     
filmbags 30s 17.00-18.00 CA 2 dz 15.00-16.00 mostly 15.00 2 1/2 dz 16.00       
filmbags 30s 17.00-20.00 mostly 17.00-18.00 FL 2 dz 15.00 filmbags 30s 17.00 MX
2 dz 15.00 2 1/2 dz 15.00                                                      
---CORN-SWEET:  MARKET STEADY.  wirebound crates FL Yellow 4-4 1/2 dz          
15.00-18.00 mostly 15.00-17.00 White 4-4 1/2 dz 15.00-18.00 mostly 15.00-17.00 
Bi-Color 4-4 1/2 dz 15.00-16.00 mostly 16.00 5 lb cartons GU miniature type few
18.00                                                                          
---CUCUMBERS:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  WAXED 1 1/9 bushel cartons HD med 30.00 MX
med 28.00-32.00 mostly 30.00 (few sales) 34.00 fr qual 25.00-26.00 (few sales) 
28.00 ord qual 21.00-24.00 mostly 21.00-22.00 sml 22.00-24.00 lge 26.00-28.00  
mostly 26.00 few sales low as 20.00 UNWAXED bushel baskets MX Pickles med      
37.00-38.00 bushel plastic containers MX Pickles med 32.00 GREENHOUSE          
flats/cartons film wrapped CD Ontario CDOne Long Seedless med 12s 10.00 sml 12s
10.00 FL Long Seedless sml 12s 10.00 MX Long Seedless med 12s 9.00 lge 12s 8.00
20 lb cartons DR Persian med 28.00 cartons 8 1-lb trays film wrapped DR Persian
med 19.00                                                                      
---EGGPLANT:  MARKET STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel cartons FL med fr qual 16.00 Long   
Striped med 21.00 1 1/9 bushel cartons wrapped FL med 18.00-20.00 lge          
13.00-14.00 MX med 16.00-18.00 18s 22.00 1 1/6 bushel cartons wrapped MX 16s   
20.00 18s 20.00 24s 16.00 bushel cartons wrapped MX 18s 20.00 24s 20.00 30 lb  
cartons HD Chinese med 18.00-20.00 one lot low as 10.00 1/2 bushel cartons FL  
Italian med 18.00 1 1/9 bushel cartons FL Sicilian med 21.00 30 lb cartons HD  
Thai med 36.00 FL Indian med 24.00 few sales low as 20.00 GREENHOUSE 5 kg      
cartons tray pack NL Italian med 28.00                                         
---ENDIVE:  MARKET STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel cartons/crates FL 18s 14.00-15.00     
mostly 14.00 10 lb cartons BL Witloof 17.00-18.00                              
---ESCAROLE:  MARKET STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel cartons/crates FL 18s 14.00-15.00   
mostly 15.00                                                                   
---GARLIC:  MARKET 55-60MM/5.5-6.0CM LOWER, OTHERS STEADY.  30 lb cartons CQ   
White 55-60mm/5.5-6.0cm 45.00-46.00 netted 5s 55-60mm/5.5-6.0cm 42.00-46.00    
mostly 44.00-46.00 SP White super col 45.00 cartons 20 1-lb plastic jars CQ    
Peeled 48.00-49.00 (few sales) high as 52.00 cartons 4 5-lb plastic jars CQ    
Peeled 46.00-52.00 mostly 46.00-50.00 per jar CQ Peeled 11.50-13.00 mostly     
11.50-12.50                                                                    
---GREENS:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons bunched MX Kale 24s 10.00 SC Collard 24s   
10.00-12.00 Kale 24s 12.00-13.00 TX Kale 12s 14.00 12-16s 13.00-14.00 Lacinato 
(Tuscan) 12s 18.00 Swiss Chard 24s fineappear 26.00-28.00 12s 15.00 Mixed      
Colors 12s 15.00 Red 12s 15.00 Dandelion 12s 16.00 Kohlrabi 12s 16.00 20 lb    
cartons bunched AZ Broccoli Rabe (Rappini) 20s 36.00 1/2 cartons bchd 10s      
offering insufficient to quote CA Broccoli Rabe (Rappini) 20s offerings        
insufficient to quote                                                          
---LETTUCE-ICEBERG:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons AZ flm lined 24s 24.00-25.00 24s  
flmwrpd 22.00-26.00 mostly 22.00-25.00 few sales high as 28.00 fr cond         
10.00-14.00 mostly 10.00-12.00 30s flmwrpd 23.00-24.00 CA 24s flmwrpd 25.00 FL 
30s flmwrpd ord cond 10.00                                                     
---LETTUCE-OTHER:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons AZ Green Leaf 24s 18.00-20.00 occas 
high as 24.00 fr cond 14.00 Red Leaf 24s 18.00-20.00 fr cond 14.00 CA Green    
Leaf 24s 18.00 Red Leaf 24s 18.00 FL Boston 24s 15.00-16.00 3 lb cartons AZ    
Mesculin Mix 6.50-7.00 mostly 6.50 GREENHOUSE cartons 12 4-oz containers with  
lid CD Quebec Boston 15.00                                                     
---LETTUCE-ROMAINE:  MARKET HEARTS HIGHER, OTHER STEADY.  cartons AZ 24s       
28.00-30.00 CA 24s 28.00 FL 24s 22.00 cartons 12 22-oz (3 count) packages AZ   
Hearts 26.00-30.00 cartons 12 3-count packages AZ Hearts 32.00-34.00 mostly    
32.00 cartons 7 6-count packages MX Hearts fr cond 22.00                       
---MUSHROOMS:  MARKET STEADY.  10 lb cartons PA White exlge 14.50-15.00 mostly 
15.00 lge 14.50-15.00 mostly 15.00 med 12.50-13.00 mostly 13.00 Sliced med     
14.00 5 lb cartons PA Oyster 17.00-18.00 mostly 17.00 Cremini 8.00-9.00 mostly 
9.00 Portobella med-lge 8.00-8.50 3 lb cartons PA Shiitake exlge 14.00 lge     
12.00 cartons 12 8-oz trays film wrapped PA White 10.75-11.00 mostly 11.00     
Portobella sml 12.00-12.50 cartons 12 3.5-oz trays film wrapped PA Enoki       
12.00-13.00 mostly 12.00 cartons 10 10-oz trays film wrapped PA White 11.00    
cartons 6 6-oz trays film wrapped PA Shiitake 9.00 Oyster 9.00 Portobella 10.00
sliced 10.00                                                                   
---OKRA: OFFERINGS VERY LIGHT.   1/2 bushel cartons HD med 28.00-30.00 Indian  
Type offerings insufficient to quote                                           
---ONIONS GREEN:  MARKET LEEKS HIGHER, OTHERS STEADY.  cartons bunched MX 48s  
med 11.00-13.00 mostly 13.00 crates bunched MX 48s bulb type 17.00 cartons     
bunched CA Leeks 12s med-lge 18.00-20.00 MX Leeks 12s med-lge 20.00 cartons 2  
film bags iceless MX 24 bunches per bag 10.00-13.00 few sales low as 9.00      
---PARSLEY:  MARKET STEADY.  crates bunched FL Curly 60s 15.00 Plain 60s 16.00 
cartons bunched CA Curly 60s 14.00 Plain 60s 15.00 SC Curly 60s 15.00 Plain 60s
16.00 TX Curly 60s 16.00 Plain 60s 17.00                                       
---PARSNIPS: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   20 lb film bags loose MI 18.00                 
---PEAS GREEN:  MARKET STEADY.  10 lb cartons GU English 11.00-12.00 (few      
sales) Snow Peas Decalyxed 11.00-14.00 mostly 11.00-12.00 occas high as 16.00  
Sugar Snap Peas Decalyxed 16.00-18.00 mostly 17.00                             
---PEPPERS, BELL TYPE:  MARKET FLORIDA GREEN EXTRA LARGE LOWER,  OTHERS ABOUT  
STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel cartons FL Green jbo 14.00-16.00 few sales high as 18.00 
exlge 12.00-13.00 mostly 12.00 occas higher lge 10.00-12.00 fr qual 9.00-10.00 
med 10.00-12.00 Mxd Red And Green med-lge 10.00 Mxd Yellow And Green exlge     
8.00-12.00 MX Green jbo 16.00 lge 14.00 (few sales) 16.00 fr qual 12.00 med    
11.00 sml 9.00 15 lb cartons MX Red jbo 21.00 exlge 16.00-20.00 lge 16.00-19.00
mostly 16.00-18.00 25 lb cartons MX Red exlge fr qual 28.00-30.00 lge 32.00    
Yellow exlge fr qual 22.00-24.00 fr cond 15.00 Orange exlge fr qual 20.00-22.00
GREENHOUSE 5 kg/11 lb cartons MX Red jbo 18.00 exlge 18.00 Yellow exlge        
18.00-20.00 lge 14.00-16.00 Orange jbo 18.00 exlge 18.00 PN Red exlge          
20.00-22.00                                                                    
---PEPPERS, OTHER:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY. WIDE RANGE IN PRICE. 1/2 bushel       
cartons FL Anaheim 16.00-18.00 Finger Hot 13.00-15.00 Fresno red 18.00-20.00   
Hungarian Wax med-lge 16.00-18.00 Jalapeno lge 15.00 Poblano med 16.00 Yellow  
Chile 20.00 1 1/9 bushel crates FL Jalapeno lge 16.00 1 1/9 bushel cartons FL  
Cubanelles exlge 18.00-20.00 mostly 20.00 lge 16.00-18.00 fr qual 14.00 med    
14.00 mxd yellow and green exlge 14.00 Jalapeno lge 18.00-20.00 Long Hot lge   
30.00-35.00 mostly 30.00 Poblano lge 16.00-18.00 med 20.00-21.00 MX Poblano lge
22.00 Serrano med-lge 21.00 8 lb cartons DR Habanero green 16.00-18.00 mixed   
red and green 14.00-18.00 mostly 16.00-18.00 orange 17.00-20.00 red 18.00-20.00
10 lb cartons FL Cherry Hots 28.00 (few sales) 30 lb cartons DR Thai Chili Hots
green 50.00 few lower red 45.00 40 lb containers MX Jalapeno med-lge           
19.00-21.00 Poblano med-lge 21.00-22.00 Serrano 21.00-22.00                    
---RADISHES:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons topped 30 6-oz film bags FL Red 10.00    
cartons topped 14 1-lb film bags FL Red 10.50-11.00 some sales low as 9.00     
occas high 12.00 40 lb film bags topped FL Red 20.00-22.00 mostly 22.00        
cartons/crates bunched FL Red 24s 14.00-15.00 (few sales) 16.00                
---RUTABAGAS:  MARKET STEADY.  50 lb cartons CD Ontario CDOne wxd lge 23.00    
---SPINACH:  MARKET STEADY.  1 2/5 bushel cartons bunched CA Flat 24s offerings
insufficient to quote 1 2/5 bushel crates bunched CA Flat 24s 24.00-30.00      
mostly 24.00-28.00 cartons 12 10-oz film bags CA Flat 14.00-15.00 cartons 4    
2-1/2 lb film bags CA Flat 14.00-15.00 4 lb cartons CA Flat Baby Type 10.00    
---SQUASH:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY. WIDE RANGE IN PRCE. 1/2 bushel cartons FL     
Zucchini sml-med 24.00-28.00 med 20.00-22.00 Yellow Straightneck med           
20.00-24.00 4/7 bushel cartons MX Zucchini sml-med 25.00-28.00 mostly          
26.00-28.00 fr appear 26.00 med 25.00-28.00 Grey sml-med 18.00 bushel cartons  
MX Acorn med-lge 20.00-24.00 Butternut med-lge 23.00-24.00 Kabocha med-lge     
21.00 lge offerings insufficient to quote Spaghetti med-lge 20.00-22.00 1 1/9  
bushel cartons HD Spaghetti med-lge 18.00-20.00 MX Zucchini lge 30.00 5 lb     
cartons GU Zucchini 10.00-12.00 (miniature type)                               
---SWEET POTATOES:  MARKET STEADY.  40 lb cartons CA No Grade Marks Japanese   
Types jbo 37.00-38.00 NC U.S. No. 1 Orange Types 15.00-16.00 jbo 8.00-10.00    
mostly 10.00 No Grade Marks Orange Types med fr qual 10.00-12.00 (few sales)   
13.00 Japanese Types jbo 30.00 (few sales) NJ Orange Types med fr qual 10.00   
jbo 10.00 No Grade Marks Orange Types med 14.00                                
---TOMATOES:  MARKET STEADY.  25 lb cartons loose FL Vine Ripes pink-light red 
5x6 sz 15.00-18.00 85% U.S. One or Better Mature Greens light red-red 5x6 sz   
18.00-20.00 mostly 18.00 6x6 sz 16.00-18.00 Local Repack 85% U.S. One or Better
Mature Greens light red-red 5x6 sz 21.50 6x6 sz 19.25-19.50 10 lb cartons FL   
Vine Ripe - Heirloom Varieties light red-red 18.00 15 lb cartons FL Vine Ripe -
Heirloom Varieties light red-red fr qual 17.00 ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT cartons 2   
layer MX Vine Ripes light red-red 4x4s 19.00 5x6s 14.00 CONTROLLED ENVIRONMENT 
5 kg/11 lb flats on the vine MX Vine Ripes light red-red med-lge 16.00         
---TOMATOES, CHERRY:  MARKET STEADY.  flats 12 1-pt baskets FL light red-red   
med 10.00-12.00 mostly 12.00 Local Repack light red-red med 14.00              
---TOMATOES, GRAPE TYPE:  MARKET STEADY.  flats 12 1-pt containers with lids   
Local Repack light red-red med 12.50-15.00 OPEN FIELD flats 12 1-pt containers 
with lids MX light red-red lge 8.00-10.00 ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT flats 12 1-pt    
containers with lids MX light red-red lge 8.00-11.00 mostly 8.00-10.00         
GREENHOUSE flats 15 1-pt containers with lids GU light red-red med 12.00       
---TOMATOES, PLUM TYPE:  MARKET STEADY.  25 lb cartons loose FL Roma light     
red-red lge 19.00-20.00 Local Repack Roma light red-red exlge 21.50-23.50 OPEN 
FIELD 25 lb cartons loose MX Roma light red-red exlge 20.00 ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT
25 lb cartons loose MX Roma light red exlge 20.00 light red-red exlge          
20.00-24.00 mostly 20.00-22.00                                                 
---TURNIPS: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   25 lb film bags SC Purple Top med 10.00-12.00 TX
Purple Top med 14.00                                                           
---VEGETABLES OTHER: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   5 lb cartons PA Alfalfa Sprouts        
8.50-9.00 cartons 12 4-oz packages PA Alfalfa Sprouts 9.50-10.00 crates MX     
Cactus Leaf (Nopales) 17.00-18.00 occas higher 15 lb reusable plastic          
containers (RPC) MX Garbanzo Beans (Chick Peas) 28.00 1 layer containers MX    
Radicchio 9s 12.00                                                             

MISC SEASONAL                                                                  
---APPLE CIDER:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  cartons 4 1-gallon bottles PA Preserved 
19.00-20.00 cartons 9 1/2-gallon bottles PA Preserved 20.00